National Archives and Records Administration - ARC 39019, LI 208-UN-112 - ALLIES WIN MYITKYINA AIRSTRIP [ETC.] - DVD Copied by Thomas Gideon. Series: Motion Picture Films from "United News" Newsreels, compiled 1942 - 1945. Part 1, transport planes and gliders land troops on Myitkyina airstrip in northern Burma. Shows Gen. Stilwell and Gen. Frank Merrill. Lt. Col. Seagrave operates on wounded in a field hospital. Part 2, U.S. service women sightsee in Egypt on camels. Part 3, all U.S. artillery pieces in Normandy fire on the 4th of July. Gens. Eisenhower, Bradley, and Joseph Collins participate. French school children sing "America." Part 4, carrier-based planes land on Saipan, refuel, and then bomb Japanese positions on the island. Marines advance.
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